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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves as she arrives at Belkin Family Lookout Farm before a town hall event, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Natick, Mass. Warren is hosting the town hall and cookout following an Independence Day trip to visit U.S. troops in Iraq and Kuwait. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
July 08, 2018 - 7:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tackled Trump administration immigration policies, taxes and her heritage during a town hall she hosted. Hundreds of people heard the Democrat posed the question "who does the government work for" at the event Sunday at in Natick. She spoke of a...
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FILE -- In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant ManagerTim Wisdom walk past solar panels and at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Vacaville, Calif. When California lawmakers return from their summer recess in August 2018, among the high-profile bills to consider is whether to bump up renewal energy mandates and setting a goal of getting all of California's energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 07, 2018 - 1:44 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers left for summer recess with most of the year's major bills still on their to-do list. So far in 2018, they have passed first-in-the-nation data privacy regulations and a ban on new local soda taxes. But when they return in August, they'll have less...
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The president of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, arrives for work at the Supreme Court building in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 saying she is defending the rule of law, in defiance of a new law that is forcing her and many other of the court's judges to retire while their terms are still running. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 04, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's international isolation and political uncertainty at home deepened on Wednesday as a purge of the Supreme Court's justices took effect, with the chief justice defiantly refusing to step down. First President Malgorzata Gersdorf arrived for work as usual at the court...
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The president of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, arrives for work at the Supreme Court building in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 saying she is defending the rule of law, in defiance of a new law that is forcing her and many other of the court's judges to retire while their terms are still running. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's international isolation and political uncertainty at home deepened on Wednesday as a purge of the Supreme Court's justices took effect, with the chief justice defiantly refusing to step down. First President Malgorzata Gersdorf arrived for work as usual at the court...
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Protesters hold up posters referring to the the Polish constitution as they gather in front of Poland's Supreme Court building in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to support the court's president, Malgorzata Gersdorf, as she arrived for work, saying she was defending the rule of law, in defiance of a new law that is forcing her and many other of the court's judges to retire while their terms are still running. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 04, 2018 - 9:59 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of anti-government protesters rallied in front of the Polish Supreme Court on Wednesday in an act of solidarity with the court's president, who is being forced to retire under a new judicial overhaul. The protesters accused the right-wing government of violating the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 04, 2018 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The shift announced Tuesday gives colleges the federal government's blessing...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 04, 2018 - 3:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The shift announced Tuesday gives colleges the federal government's blessing...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 03, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would not encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The shift gives schools and colleges the federal government's blessing to leave...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 03, 2018 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The shift gives colleges the federal government's blessing to leave...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki presents the Joint Declaration of Prime Ministers of the State of Israel and the Republic of Poland, in his chancellery in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has signed into law amendments which abolish the threat of prison for anyone who blames Poland for Nazi Germany’s Holocaust crimes. The amendments were introduced Wednesday morning by the prime minister and quickly approved by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 02, 2018 - 7:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union opened a rule-of-law procedure Monday against Poland over what it sees as flaws in Poland's Supreme Court law, intensifying a standoff that could eventually see Poland lose its EU voting rights. The move comes a day before a new law takes effect that forces the...
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